CLO, NBS’s postures on Nigeria’s economy

October 4, 2023 Emmanuel Udom 0

Civil Liberties Organisation (CLO) has come out with a scorecard on the economy of Nigeria. The scorecard focused on how former President Muhammadu Buhari ran the economy of the country aground, inflicting pains, poverty and hardships on Nigerians. It also gave tips on how President Bola Tinubu could fix our battered economy. Enitan Joseph, chairman, Lagos state branch of CLO, Read More

Jos North is bleeding

October 4, 2023 Muhammad Auwal Muhammad, 0

I write in regard to the recent surge in violence, particularly among the youth, in the Gangare and Rikkos communities in Jos North local government area of Plateau state. Reports of killing for the sole purpose of stealing mobile phones have become distressingly frequent in these areas. The perpetrators even follow people to their homes to snatch their phones and Read More

Nigeria @63: Anything to celebrate?

October 4, 2023 Content Administrator II 0

The Giant of Africa, as she is fondly called, has just clocked 63 years-old. Nigeria, our beloved fatherland and most populous black nation, joined the league of sovereign countries on 1st October 1960. Our beautiful land was one of the dozen African states liberated from the strangleholds of British and French colonialists, in that era.  At the dawn of its Read More

Nigeria @63: Which way forward?

October 3, 2023 Content Administrator II 0

To begin with, Sunday, October 1, 2023 mark ed an additional year to our dear country. In my view, a day like this should be a day for “sober reflection” instead of a day for “celebration” and or a day for “merriment”. As a country and as a people let us “reflect” on the journey thus far and see where Read More

Letter to governors

October 3, 2023 Content Administrator II 0

The idea of some governors to purchase public buses to ease the transportation problem in metropolitan areas of their states is a welcome development amidst the hardship faced by Nigerians as a result of removal of fuel subsidy by the federal government recently. The removal of fuel subsidy by President Bola Tinubu has made Nigerians struggling to survive due to Read More

Tinubu’s wage increase

October 3, 2023 Content Administrator II 0

The decision of President  Bola Tinubu to increase the wage of Nigerian workers is commendable, though the reason is to assuage the Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, not to embark on their planned strike. Nigeria, often referred to as the “Giant of Africa,” has long grappled with economic challenges despite its vast natural resources and potential for greatness. Among the many Read More

A welcome to Gov. Fintiri’s fresh air metro buses 

September 28, 2023 Zayyad I. Muhammad 0

The Governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri ‘Fresh Air Metro Buses’ have commenced operation in the Jimeta-Yola metropolis, shuttling between Jimeta and Yola town, Jimeta Modern Market to Sangere. Modibbo Adamawa University to the Market, Sangere, and Welcome to Yola City-Gate to the Market axis, etc. The Adamawa state government also said it planned to take more buses to other local government Read More

Addressing the plight of public schools in Borno

September 28, 2023 Content Administrator II 0

Do you want to see the most beautiful public primary and secondary school structures in Nigeria? Come to Borno state, but don’t ask about the quality of the teachers as many are not even qualified to be there. That’s the disturbing situation that the educationist governor of the state, Prof. Babagana Zulum, sets out to address. A high powered committee Read More

Nigeria’s vibrant entertainment industry

September 28, 2023 Victory Gachavallah Ezekiel 0

Nigeria, the giant of Africa, is not only known for its economic prowess and rich cultural heritage but also has a vibrant and dynamic entertainment industry. From music and film to fashion and literature, Nigeria has emerged as a powerhouse of creativity, captivating both local and international audiences. This article will look into the exciting world of Nigeria’s entertainment industry Read More

Relevance of skill acquisition to nation building 

September 28, 2023 Mercy Aminu Kwari 0

Skills acquisition is the ability to learn a skill, which can be intellectual such as learning to listen, speak, read and write or manual such as learning to build or make something. It can be viewed as the art of learning to do something in order to earn a living, and or to survive. It is very important in the Read More

Buhari’s regrets as lessons for Tinubu

September 28, 2023 Ibrahim Mustapha 0

Femi Adesina, a former media aide to ex-President Muhammadu Buhari, last week said the former president regretted some of the decisions he took while in office and felt he could have done some things better.The ex-presidential spokesman stated this while speaking at a programme tagged ‘Media Dialogue with Femi Adesina’, organised by the Association of Veteran Journalists in Osun state. Read More

Gov. Fintiri, please increase our scholarship

September 28, 2023 Fatima Abubakar Maidugu 0

The continual increment of tuition fees by public universities in Nigeria has no doubt made lots of Adamawa youth drop out of school, thereby exposing them to crime and a threat to society and the nation’s development. Over the years, Adamawa state’s students have continued to face lots of issues concerning scholarships to aid their education, until fortune decided to Read More

Address food price hike

September 28, 2023 Content Administrator II 0

The rise in prices of food items, gas, and fuel is a cause of worry. A bag of local rice now costs N45,000, and rice is Nigeria’s staple food, not to mention the price of a basket of tomatoes. These essential food items have become increasingly unaffordable. When we compare the increase in food prices vis-à-vis the minimum wage of Read More

Time to regulate social media in Nigeria

September 27, 2023 Mohammed Aisami, 0

In recent years, Nigeria has witnessed a significant surge in social media usage, resulting in both positive and negative consequences. While social media platforms have provided space for expression, connectivity, and information sharing, there is an emerging need for regulations to ensure responsible usage. The rapid growth of social media in Nigeria has given rise to numerous challenges, including the Read More

Observations on the Kano-Maradi railway project

September 27, 2023 Content Administrator II 0

The Minister of Transportation, Senator Sa’idu Alkali, has testified that the Kano-Daura-Maradi railway project which took-off during the APC-led administration of past President Muhammadu Buhari is going on smoothly. This is pleasing. The Minister reportedly drove along the cleared path for the rail tracks from Dawanau to Kazaure emirate. The project monitoring trip appropriately ended at the University of Transportation, Read More

Chidoka’s unjust accusation of Buhari

September 25, 2023 Content Administrator II 0

Mischievously and shamelessly too, former aviation minister Osita Benjamin Chidoka was recently on air saying that former President Muhammadu Buhari has ‘ruined security architecture through nepotism’. What else could be further from the truth. According to Chidoka, Buhari caused a massive breakdown of security architecture in Nigeria through nepotistic appointment of service chiefs. Though not holding brief for the former Read More

A plea for improved power infrastructure

September 25, 2023 Mukhtar Jarmajo 0

It is a tragic reality that for the past few years, Nigeria has been plagued by the incessant collapse of its national grid. The nation has never been capable of generating, transmitting, and distributing sufficient electricity to its vast population. Daily life in Nigeria is synonymous with power outages, leaving citizens in a state of perpetual darkness. The country’s electricity Read More

The 2023 election court rulings and the way forward

September 25, 2023 Garba Adamu Gwangwangwan 0

The legal system is an essential pillar of any ideal and just society desirous of ensuring fairness, equity, and justice for all. Nevertheless, there are instances when the outcome of a legal case may not align with the expectations of one of the parties involved in the litigation. When a lawsuit goes against us, it can be a disheartening experience. Read More

Why creativity matters in education

September 25, 2023 Idoko Mercy 0

Creativity is often seen as a luxury in education, an afterthought to more traditional subjects like Mathematics and reading. But the truth is, creativity is crucial for success in today’s rapidly changing world. Innovation, problem-solving, and critical thinking are just a few of the many skills that creativity helps us develop. Yet, despite its importance, creativity is often overlooked in Read More

Hike in varsity tuition fees: Letter to Tinubu

September 24, 2023 Content Administrator I 0

Dear President Bola Tinubu, I hope this letter finds you in good health and high spirits. I am writing to express my apprehension regarding the recent hike in tuition fees by universities like the University of Maiduguri (UNIMAID) and Bayero University Kano (BUK). While I understand that managing the financial resources of our educational institutions is a complex and challenging Read More

Nigeria, a gloomy future?

September 24, 2023 Content Administrator I 0

The situation in Nigeria today is alarmingly worse than ever before. Things are indeed falling apart and life is becoming tougher for the people. This is a country where 75℅ of its population are youths below the age of 35 and 11th economic power but has its citizens suppressed in abject poverty. It’s a country that cannot guarantee pensions and Read More

Letter to Venita Akpofure of BBN

September 22, 2023 Content Administrator II 0

Dear Venita, I believe you won’t be happy if you were called a prostitute by someone even though you may have slept with more than 2, 3, 4, 10 and more men for money. Your recent assertion against the Tiv tribe on television, impelled the writing of this note to educate you and others who lack manners and education in Read More

Tackling post-traumatic stress disorder in Borno

September 21, 2023 Content Administrator II 0

Borno state has experienced various traumatic events which can result to post-traumatic stress disorder, PTSD, in its population. PTSD is a mental health condition that affects individuals who have experienced or witnessed a traumatic. Several factors contribute to the prevalence and impact of PTSD in Borno state. The Boko Haram insurgency has caused displacement and deaths, leading to traumatic experiences Read More

Dear Governor Zulum

September 21, 2023 Content Administrator II 0

I am writing to express my profound gratitude to Governor Babagana Zulum of Borno state for his kind and generous provision of vehicles for our community. Your support and commitment to improving the transportation infrastructure in our state is highly commendable. The vehicles you have provided will undoubtedly have a significant impact on the lives of the people in Maiduguri, Read More